Malware: Windows is only part of the problem

Wednesday, 10 January 2007, 5:13 PM EST

We’ve all been hearing a lot about secure applications recently, or more accurately about insecure applications; specifically those that are exploited in identity theft raids or that we can be “tricked” into running on our PCs.

Insecure applications are such a problem that Microsoft has spent the last five years and many millions of dollars re-engineering its operating system and much of its other software in order to improve the situation.

At Reg Developer.

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